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Auburn hospital among 40 recipients of $22.9 million in incentives

Auburn Community Hospital is one of 40 upstate hospitals and health centers that have shared $22.9 million in quality improvement incentives from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

The hospitals and health centers were evaluated on 244 measures. Hospitals that earned the incentive payments achieved at least 85 percent of their quality targets, Excellus said in a news release.

The areas targeted for improvement included clinical processes of care (heart attack care, heart failure, pneumonia and more), patient safety (reductions in hospital-acquired infections, falls and more) and patient satisfaction.

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